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Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
It is the same place as Bethel. But after Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin, set up his golden calves there, the pious among the Israelites called it Beth-aven; meaning, the house of iniquity; for it was no longer proper to call it Beth-el, the house of God. (1 Kings 12:26-33)
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Hawker, Robert D.D. Entry for 'Beth-Aven'. Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance and Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/pmd/b/beth-aven.html. London. 1828.